Regal Entertainment Group 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 23, 2008
Regal Entertainment Group
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
7132 Regal Lane, Knoxville, Tennessee 37918
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 865-922-1123
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 23, 2008, Regal Entertainment Group (Regal) announced its financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended September 25, 2008. A copy of the earnings release is furnished to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) with this current report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1. The earnings release contains certain non-GAAP financial measures for the periods set forth therein, including adjusted earnings per diluted share and adjusted EBITDA. Adjusted earnings per diluted share is diluted earnings per share excluding loss on debt extinguishment, net of related tax effects, gain on sale of Fandango interest, net of related tax effects and gain on NCM transaction, net of related tax effects. The most directly comparable GAAP financial measure to this non-GAAP financial measure is earnings per diluted share, which is set forth in the earnings release and below for the relevant periods set forth in the earnings release. Adjusted EBITDA is earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization expense, gain on sale of Fandango interest, net loss (gain) on disposal and impairment of operating assets, share-based compensation expense, joint venture employee compensation, and minority interest and other, net. The most directly comparable GAAP financial measure to this non-GAAP financial measure is net cash provided by (used in) operating activities, which is set forth in the earnings release and below for the relevant periods set forth in the earnings release.
Reconciliations of the non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures are included in the earnings release.
Regal is also furnishing to the Commission as Exhibit 99.2 to this current report on Form 8-K certain other financial information for its last four completed fiscal quarters, including reconciliations to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures of the non-GAAP financial measures included therein.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 23, 2008, Regals board of directors declared a cash dividend in the amount of $0.30 per share of Class A and Class B common stock, payable on December 18, 2008 to the Class A and Class B common stockholders of record on December 10, 2008.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.